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Works - 68219-2017

23/02/2017    S38    Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Belfast: Construction work

2017/S 038-068219

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Department for Infrastructure Transport NI
Postal address: Clarence Court, Adelaide Street
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: BT2 8GB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Stuart McKinstry

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

DFI TNI T-1076 A6 Dungiven-Drumahoe Dualling.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The design and construction of a new 25.5 km high standard dual carriageway from Drumahoe to Dungiven, including a 5 km bypass of Dungiven. The scheme will include the provision of both offline and online carriageway upgrades, 4 compact grade separated junctions and Park and Ride/Share facilities.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 160 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The design and construction of a new 25.5 km high standard dual carriageway from Drumahoe to Dungiven, including a 5 km bypass of Dungiven. The scheme will include the provision of both offline and online carriageway upgrades, 4 compact grade separated junctions and Park and Ride/Share facilities.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality submission / Weighting: 30
Cost criterion - Name: Price submission / Weighting: 70
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 160 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 28/03/2017
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 26/06/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for Economic Operators that are small or medium enterprises. (SMEs). . . The evaluation of submissions (PQQPs or TSPs) will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis stated in II.2.5). All documents will only be available on line through the eTendersNI portal. 1. If your company is not already registered on eTendersNI you may do so through the eTendersNI portal Select the ‘Register as a Supplier’ link and follow the on screen instructions. 2. Expression of Interest and access to Tender Documentation — You may ‘Express an Interest’ in a project and access the Tender Documentation via the projects CfT Menu. If you require assistance or help to navigate the site please consult the on-line help, or contact the eTendersNI help desk. The documents may be downloaded up to the closing date and time for the submission. Submissions must be completed and returned to the contracting authority using the online eTendersNI portal, to arrive not later than the time and date as stated in IV.2.2). The contracting authority is utilising an electronic tendering system to manage this procurement and to communicate with Economic Operators. Accordingly, it is intended that all communications with the contracting authority, including the accessing and submission of tender responses, will be conducted via eTendersNI. The successful contractor's performance on the contract will be regularly monitored. If a contractor fails to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance they will be given a specified time to improve. If, after the specified time, they still fail to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance, the matter will be escalated to senior management in the Department for Infrastructure for further action. If this occurs and their performance still does not improve to satisfactory levels within the specified period, it may be regarded as an act of grave professional misconduct and they may be issued with a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance and the contract may be terminated. The issue of a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance will result in the contractor being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by Centres of Procurement Expertise on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Procurement Policy for a period of 12 months from the date of issue of the certificate.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The High Court
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Town: Belfast
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: